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HCM City has 24,000 Grab and Uber cars
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HCM City has 24,000 Grab and Uber cars

The HCM City Trasport Department has revealed that by the end of September there were 25,000 under 9-seat cars working in ride share networks, with Grab and Uber, more than double traditional taxis

Saigon Central Post Office - unique architectural complex in HCM City
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Saigon Central Post Office - unique architectural complex in HCM City

The Saigon Central Post Office, the largest in South Vietnam, is one of the city’s most emblematic architectural structures. Built between 1886 and 1891, it embraces the western architectural style

City promotes investment connection with Korean firms
Business

City promotes investment connection with Korean firms

NDO – Ho Chi Minh City is committed to improving its investment environment and creating favourable conditions for foreign businesses, including those from the Republic of Korea (RoK), so that they

Stunning beauty of Hue imperial city in autumn
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Stunning beauty of Hue imperial city in autumn

The ancient city of Hue in the central province of ThuaThien Hue is regarded as a romantic land of poets. Autumn in the city has greatly impressed visitors with stunning natural landscapes.

HCM City travel firms hope to profit from waterway tours
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HCM City travel firms hope to profit from waterway tours

Saigontourist has launched seven new waterway routes on the Sai Gon River and the river sections of Binh Duong, Dong Nai and Long An.

HCM City sees low enrollment rate in family health plans
Health

HCM City sees low enrollment rate in family health plans

Two years after the southern city of HCM City launched family health insurance plans, family coverage languishes at just 24 percent—a disappointing result that augurs ill for the Government’s bid to

Ho Chi Minh City wants French investment in transport, urban development
Business

Ho Chi Minh City wants French investment in transport, urban development

NDO/VNA - Ho Chi Minh City wants to cooperate with France in transport infrastructure and urban development projects, said Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan.

Ho Chi Minh City rejects plan to tax tourists for overnight stays
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Ho Chi Minh City rejects plan to tax tourists for overnight stays

En Vnexpress - The city's tourism department has been criticized for making proposals on such a 'sensitive' topic.

International exhibition on machine tools opens in Ho Chi Minh City
Business

International exhibition on machine tools opens in Ho Chi Minh City

NDO - Metalex Vietnam 2017, an international exhibition showcasing machine tools and metalworking for production upgrades, opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh

City calls for investment in 133 development projects
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City calls for investment in 133 development projects

NDO – Ho Chi Minh City calls for investment in 133 projects, including 73 transport infrastructure development projects, 21 urban refurbishment and resettlement schemes, 11 education projects and

Boutique coffee shops of HCM City
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Boutique coffee shops of HCM City

Home Coffee, Midway, Hoai Niem and Darkroom are the four favourite destinations for young people seeking a cup of Joe in Ho Chi Minh City.

The best vegetarian restaurants in HCM City
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The best vegetarian restaurants in HCM City

Sivali, An Tam and Hoan Hy are perfect places for those wishing to enjoy a variety of vegetarian dishes.

HCM City, Hanoi in top 50 safe destinations for solo travellers
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HCM City, Hanoi in top 50 safe destinations for solo travellers

Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi have been named among the top 50 safe destinations for solo travellers by US-based news website Business Insider.

Find that 'je ne sais quoi' in Vietnam’s city of love
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Find that 'je ne sais quoi' in Vietnam’s city of love

En Vnexpress - The former colonial resort town of Da Lat in the Central Highlands is one of the few places in Vietnam where you can still find a true French touch.

HCM City plans major tourism boost
Travel

HCM City plans major tourism boost

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee on October 4 signed an agreement with the HCM City Tourism Association to boost the tourism sector.

Air New Zealand continues to operate direct flight to HCM City
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Air New Zealand continues to operate direct flight to HCM City

Air New Zealand – the World Best Airline 2017 by AirlineRatings.com, has announced it will continue to operate its seasonal non-stop service to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, following strong customer

Top 7 fruit juice shops in HCM City
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Top 7 fruit juice shops in HCM City

Banana's Juice Shop, Five Boys and Anh Phan in Ho Chi Minh City are seen as favourite destinations for young people who like to savour fruit juices made in a special way.

New coffee shops in HCM City
Travel

New coffee shops in HCM City

La Ca Phe, Nu Bistro, The Dome Kaffe, and Tron Coffee are hot spots for young people who love cafe culture in Ho Chi Minh City.

HCM City rolls out seven new waterway tours
Travel

HCM City rolls out seven new waterway tours

Domestic and foreign tourists to Ho Chi Minh City will have exciting experience discovering the beauty of local scenery as state-owned tour operator Saigontourist launched seven new waterway tours on

High-speed boat service available on HCM City – Can Gio - Vung Tau route
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High-speed boat service available on HCM City – Can Gio - Vung Tau route

A high-speed boat service between HCM City, Can Gio District and Vung Tau will be launched in October, the city Department of Transport has said.

Techmart 2017 opens in HCM City
Tech

Techmart 2017 opens in HCM City

Techmart 2017, an exhibition displaying biotechnology equipment and technologies for pharmaceutical processing, functional food and environmental treatment, is being held on September 28-29 at the

HCM City to bolster waterway tourism
Travel

HCM City to bolster waterway tourism

HCMC will soon open seven more waterway routes and implement projects to build wharfs and boat stops to continue developing waterway tourism.

HCM City seeks solutions to promote agriculture tourism
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HCM City seeks solutions to promote agriculture tourism

Agricultural tourism is one of the new tourism products of Ho Chi Minh City with high potential of development, but providers of this kind of tourism are facing difficulties in expanding their

MICE - big cheese for Ho Chi Minh City tourism
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MICE - big cheese for Ho Chi Minh City tourism

MICE tourism should become a staple of Ho Chi Minh City’s tourism sector, as the lucrative business brings added value and contributes to the city’s sustainable development, experts said.

Top attractions in the northern port city of Hai Phong
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Top attractions in the northern port city of Hai Phong

Hai Phong is the main port of northern Vietnam and a commercial and industrial centre. It is the third most populous metropolis in the country.